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Man hit by car in supermarket car park

An elderly man is now in a critical condition in Auckland City Hospital after being run over by a Jeep in a supermarket car park this afternoon.

Arrests over serious Christchurch assault

Three Timaru men have been arrested in relation to a serious assault earlier this month on a man in Christchurch, police say.

Three charged with murder of Hutt Valley man

Three charged with murder of Hutt Valley man

Three people have been charged with the murder of Hutt Valley man Matthew Stevens, police say.

Basketball: Breakers meeting expectations

Basketball: Breakers meeting expectations

Starting the second half of the Australian NBL season, Dean Vickerman sat down with his staff and assessed some preseason expectations.

Lucky escape for fisherman swept away

Lucky escape for fisherman swept away

A fisherman who was swept 200m out to sea after he slipped, causing his waders to fill up with water, had a lucky escape this morning, says a man who helped get him on to dry land alive.

Details of Phillip Smith case revealed

Details of Phillip Smith case revealed

The suppression surrounding the police summary of facts into murderer and child molester Phillip Smith's alleged escape from New Zealand has been lifted by an Auckland District Court judge but the contents have been heavily redacted.

Rena grounding - failures detailed

Rena grounding - failures detailed

New Zealand's maritime authority is investigating how shipping around our coasts can be made safer, as a high-level report into the grounding of the Rena reveals a catalogue of issues.

Warm weather on way for Christmas?

Warm weather on way for Christmas?

One week out from Christmas Day, forecasters are predicting a warm day with a possibility of rain.

Air tragedy's 'clear combination of events'

Air tragedy's 'clear combination of events'

A "clear combination of events" led to an air tragedy in which three people died, a coroner says.

Booze rules bolstered after soldier death

A New Zealand army base has bolstered its boozing rules after fears a practice of "stockpiling" drinks may have contributed to the death of an Australian soldier.

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